Diego Maradona would be better than Lionel Messi in the modern day, believes Maradona’s former team-mate Bernd Schuster

Bernd Schuster Diego Maradona Lionel Messi
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Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi, naturally, continuously draw comparisons with one another due to them both being diminutive Argentines and for their style of play, but Maradona's former team-mate Bernd Schuster believes Diego would be the better footballer if both played in the modern game. 

Former German international Schuster played in midfield for Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, among others, during his successful career, turning out alongside Maradona at Barca for two seasons between 1982 and 1984. 

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